Born in Iran, Sirous Namazi left his hometown Kerman for Sweden in his early teens. Namazi completed his MFA at the Malmö Art Academy, Sweden. Currently he lives and works in Stockholm.
Namazi represented Sweden together with Jacob Dahlgren at the 52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale, Nordic Pavillion. Other solo exhibitions include Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona (2010); Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden, (2007) and Moderna Museet c/o Klarabergsviadukten 61 (2003). His work has also been exhibited at Karlskrona konsthall, Karlskrona, Sweden, (2013); Artipelag, Stockholm (2012) Musée dArt Moderne, Sant-Etienne, France (2009) and Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2006).